Town of Orangeville

Orangeville, the urban hub of Dufferin County, boasts about half of Dufferin’s residents with a population of 28,900. Orangeville is known for its affordability, beautiful neighbourhoods, excellent infrastructure and safe community. The growing population has stimulated development of retail opportunities across the town with big box stores and small retail alike offering residents of Orangeville and the surrounding areas excellent shopping options. A recent shopping survey revealed an 80% satisfaction rate that shopping needs are being met in Dufferin County, and 83% or respondents (from across Dufferin County) reported shopping in Orangeville when shopping in Dufferin County. As Orangeville and the surrounding areas grow, more retail opportunities will emerge.

Orangeville is home to many of the large manufacturers in Dufferin County, and a strong cluster of advanced manufacturers making specialty products that are exported across Canada, across the globe and even into space. Orangeville is also home to a vibrant arts and culture scene with roots in music, visual arts and theatre. Orangeville’s downtown core is reminiscent of small town Ontario with a pedestrian friendly median complete with a fountain, landscaped gardens and seating areas and heritage building lining the main street. The local shops offer and eclectic mix of products not found in big cities and are sought out when consumers want to meet the shop proprietor in person. Services are available here too with plenty of health practitioners, financial and professional services, Orangeville meets the needs of its own residents and the surrounding areas. Its close proximity to the Greater Toronto area and Pearson Airport make it a great place to set up a business to enjoy local clients and preserve connections back to the big city.
The Town of Orangeville has plenty to offer your business and for information on their business servicesavailable land and how they support local businesses please visit their business website at For more information on Orangeville visit their website here.



A snapshot of data from Orangeville:


2016 Census Profile – Statistics Canada
Population 28900
Median age of population 38.8 years
% of population ages 15 and over 83.1%
Total private dwellings 10,696
Population density per square kilometre 1851.9
Land area 15.61 km2
Educational Attainment (2016 Census)
Total population 15 years and over 24,000
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,190
High school certificate or equivalent 7,725
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,410
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 5,740
University certificate or diploma or degree 3,485
Labour Force Activity (2016 Census)
Employed 15,745
Unemployed 1,020
Not in work force 6,115
Average Earnings $45,580


Primary Occupations (2016 Census)
Sales and service occupations 4095
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2935
Business; finance and administration occupations 2510
Occupations in education; law and social; community and government services 2020
Management occupations 1610
 Health occupations 950
Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 930
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 725
5 Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport 380
8 Natural resources; agriculture and related production occupations 340


 Top Employment Industries (NAICS)(2016 Census)
 44-45 Retail trade 2055
31-33 Manufacturing 1880
62 Health care and social assistance 1635
23 Construction 1570
72 Accommodation and food services 1255
61 Educational services 1210
91 Public administration 1030
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 880
54 Professional; scientific and technical services 850
 56 Administrative and support; waste management and remediation services 790
41 Wholesale trade 785
81 Other services (except public administration) 740
52 Finance and insurance 460
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 370
51 Information and cultural industries 325
71 Arts; entertainment and recreation 310

Link to National Household Survey Orangeville DataLink to Stats Canada Orangeville Data